Q: My linen on the bed at hotel was not changed I slept in the bed for two when I realized the sheets were solid.Can I sue?
I did not check the bed as I would normally. The second night I put a pillow under my leg. The next morning I noticed the sheets were solid. I had slept under these for two days. I have to wait a couple of weeks to be tested for hepatitis. I am very upset. This is a major chain. They asked what can they do to make it up I have no idea I had to stay at the hotel two more nights. I did not sleep even after they cleaned my room. I am now paranoid of staying at a hotel. They took pictures and so did I. They started by giving me $100 to use in the hotel and a bottle of wine and the want to know what else do I need. How do you put a value on this? It is very upsetting.
A: You can, of course, sue, but I'm not sure what that will get you. You'd need to prove damages to substantiate a monetary value. Assuming the best-and most likely scenario: this was a housekeeping error, and whomever slept in the bed before you was an ordinary and clean person, I'm not sure what reasonable damages you'd be able to say you incurred.
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